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Author Chevrier, Marie Isabelle.

Title Arms control policy : a guide to the issues / Marie Isabelle Chevrier
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary Military, Strategic, and Security Issues
Contemporary military, strategic, and security issues.
Contents Introduction -- Controlling the growth of nuclear weapons and delivery systems : nuclear arms control between the United States and the Soviet Union/Russian Federation -- Multilateral nuclear arms control : controlling the spread and testing of nuclear weapons -- Controlling biological and chemical weapons -- Controlling anti-personnel landmines, cluster munitions and explosive remnants of war -- Conclusion
Summary The volume looks at both the recent history of arms control and the future of arms control in a complex and evolving international context. It describes the nuts and bolts of treaty negotiation and implementation as well as describing the changing theoretical perspectives on the role of arms control in international relations. It examines dilemmas and controversies that arise in treaty negotiations and obstacles to the effectiveness and success of treaty regimes
Notes Title from title screen (viewed on July 25, 2012)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Biological arms control -- Government policy.
Biological arms control -- International cooperation.
Chemical arms control -- Government policy.
Chemical arms control -- International cooperation.
Cluster bombs (International law)
Land mines (International law)
Nuclear arms control -- Government policy.
Nuclear arms control -- International cooperation.
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Government policy.
Nuclear nonproliferation -- International cooperation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283549182 (MyiLibrary)
1567207111 (electronic bk.)
9781283549189 (MyiLibrary)
9781567207118 (electronic bk.)